Los Angeles County
At a time when election officials are struggling to convince more Americans to vote, advocates for the disabled say thousands of people with intellectual or developmental disabilities have been systematically denied that basic right in the nation’s largest county.
Lifeguards are warning Southland beachgoers about the potential for dangerous rip currents during the holiday weekend.
With the number of whooping-cough cases in California now at an epidemic level, local health officials are reporting a sharp increase in the number of infections in Los Angeles County.
The operation, which concluded Wednesday, resulted in 31 arrests in Los Angeles County, 11 in San Bernardino County, eight in Riverside County, four in Orange County, two in Ventura County and one in Santa Barbara County.
Despite progress in some areas, the Los Angeles County jail system fails to provide sufficient suicide-prevention practices to protect prisoners from self-harm, federal prosecutors announced Friday.
People across Los Angeles County Thursday learned lifesaving “hands only” cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) techniques.
Law enforcement announced Wednesday they caught five members of a Long Beach street gang who have allegedly been stealing gold from Indian families across California and Nevada.
A Los Angeles County Sheriff deputy has been shot in Long Beach, authorities said Monday.
Los Angeles County beaches lead the state in poor water quality, according to Heal the Bay’s 24th annual Beach Report Card.
Time is running out for Los Angeles County residents to register to vote in the upcoming primary election.
The South Coast Air Quality Management District Friday issued a smoke advisory for all of Orange County and portions of Los Angeles and Riverside counties.
A 51-year-old Hacienda Heights man accused of sexually molesting several underage female family members was convicted Wednesday.
Officials with Los Angeles County are considering a plan to require ice cream vendors to undergo fingerprinting and background checks.
A candidate for County Assessor is calling on the Board of Supervisors to take action on John Noguez, who has evidently made over $500,000 with full pay and benefits in the two years since he took a leave of absence from the position.
A red flag warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for much of the Southland, which has been hit with strong winds and high temperatures.